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Twitter rival Gab sues Google

Gab, a Twitter rival popular with the Breitbart crowd, is suing Google. The lawsuit, filed in Pennsylvania federal court on Thursday, argues that Google violated antitrust laws when it ... Read More

Groups from EU member states to sue Volkswagen

Consumer organisations from four European countries are working together to demand compensation for people whose diesel cars, made by Volkswagen Group (VW), are equipped with an emissions cheating code ... Read More
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Former Tesco executives set to appear in court on fraud charges

Three former Tesco executives will appear in court, charged with fraud relating to the supermarket’s 2014 accounting scandal. The three men were charged by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) ... Read More

Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses

31/08/2017(0) (AMZN.O) has been hit with a proposed class action lawsuit by a couple who claims defective eclipse glasses purchased through the online retailer damaged their eyes. In the ... Read More

Samsung’s billionaire heir Lee Jae-yong jailed for corruption

A court in South Korea has sentenced Samsung’s billionaire heir-apparent Lee Jae-yong to five years in prison for corruption. Mr Lee was accused of bribery in a scandal that ... Read More

The European Central Bank faces a legal challenge

The European Central Bank may be violating laws on monetary financing in its 2.3 trillion euro ($2.7 trillion) asset purchase programme, Germany’s constitutional court said on Tuesday, and it ... Read More

Uber investor sues Uber’s former chief executive for fraud

Travis Kalanick, who built Uber into a transportation behemoth, was ousted as chief executive of the ride-hailing company in June by unhappy investors. Now, one of those investors has ... Read More

Multinational law firm success in landmark class action case sought against MasterCard

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has had a major success after the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) ruled against certifying a US-style £14bn opt-out consumer damages antitrust class actions against its client ... Read More

Exxon sues U.S. over $2 million Russian sanctions fine

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday imposed a $2 million fine on Exxon Mobil Corp. for what it called a “reckless disregard” of U.S. sanctions on Russia while Secretary ... Read More

Google hires numerous law firms to fight EU fines

Google is surrounding itself with some of the top law firms in Europe in the wake of its record-breaking €2.4 billion ‘illegal’ anti-trust ruling fine and the threat of ... Read More
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